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History source of reason and advise 3

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alexander stefanatos

Pro Member, thessaloniki

History source of reason and advise 3

island of Crete
Phaestos second urban center, after capital Knossos, at the times of Minoan civilization in ancient Greece.

Phaestos, first referenced by Homer as a "densely" populated city was a complex of three cities that king Minos of the famous Cretan Minoan dynasty united around 2000 BC under one metropolis and became the second important urban settlement after the ruling capital Knossos under whose dependency Phaestos remained for ever. The first settlement though in this area dates back to the Neolithic era around 4000 BC. Around 1400BC the invading stong Mycenians from Greek inland destroyed Knossos as well as Phaestos.
In the photo, a woman steps on the palace remnants where, around 2000 BC, walked the royal feet of the Minoan dynasty...

(i'm sorry. Obliged to leave your company for a few days trip.)

Comments 11

  • Natalia 5 11/12/2016 8:20

    Good time Alexander !Like the photo ! Thanks for the info! Black-and-white version - excellent!Natalia.
  • SINA 13/05/2016 13:52

    Wie aus der Zeit gefallen und von fast unwirklich wirklichem Charakter
  • sparkling light 09/05/2016 9:35

    A nice trip for you, dear Alexander, in hopefully as good weather as on your photo.
    greetings, Jost
  • cathy Blatt 07/05/2016 17:32

    fascinating to see the different shapes of stones arranged in different directions. remarkable the round ones that almost look like an eye monitoring the flow of history.
  • Harold Thompson 05/05/2016 9:44

    Good low level shot fof the site and the figure and history Have a good break
    :-)) Harold
  • Sue Thompson 05/05/2016 8:29

    A superb scene, and so full of history. Excellent DoF and tones and much detail.

    Enjoy your trip my friend......

  • Mirjam Burer 04/05/2016 22:49

    beautiful depth and compo, fine tonal range..have a good trip Alexander and come back safe..
    me poly agapi..
  • adriana lissandrini 04/05/2016 22:17

    beautiful view, excellent shooting point and the depth
    good trip Alexander, I hope that we find ourselves
    un caro saluto
  • rolvin 04/05/2016 21:11

    A great photo of this important and historic site. The interested visitors gives the scene life. Very good from you presented in a really good photo format.
  • LadyNoone 04/05/2016 20:51

    Walking through the labyrinth of ages... Nice composition, elegant monochrome :)
  • Cameraqueen 04/05/2016 19:36

    Excellent picture of this extraordinary place. And the woman is the cherry on the cake!
    Enjoy your trip and take care,
    kind regards, Sabine


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Camera NIKON D800
Lens 28.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-6.3
Aperture 11
Exposure time 1/200
Focus length 32.0 mm
ISO 400

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